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Maturation process in casks

I’m curious about the cleaning process of casks before a distillery transfers its whisky to mature/age. To use one of the popular names, just as an example, before Macallan transfers its whisky into a ...
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A brand of scotch that routinely prints the release year on the bottle?

I enjoy drinking scotch, and I am about to have my first child. I would like to buy a bottle of scotch that has the year my child is born printed on it, and then give them the scotch as a gift when ...
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When and why did wineries start diluting wine?

Commercial wineries sometimes (often?) dilute the grape juice with water before fermentation. This is done (according to that page) because the grapes have too much sugar and can kill off the yeast ...
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Distilling fermented beverages to remove head without concentrating alcohol?

AFAIK, good distillers discard (or at least reduce) the head (typically the first 5%) of any primary distillation run because it is predominantly less desirable high-VOC compounds. Is distillation ...
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Cause of seasonal difference in beer production

I was recently crunching some numbers about beer production in the United States (data from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau), and I noticed pretty significant seasonality in the ...
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Can a beer like Tuborg or Budweiser be made at home?

Was just curious about how the manufacturing of beer is done. Can it be made at home also?
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What type of beer require the most time to produce?

Of all types of beer, what type of beer require the most time to produce?
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Aside from the number of barrels they produce, what is the main difference between a craft brewery and a microbrewery?

Microbreweries make less than 15,000 barrels per year, and craft breweries make less than 6,000,000 barrels per year. Aside from this distinction, are there any differences in the styles of ...
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